Frontotemporal Dementia and Frontal Lobe Syndromes

Event Date: December 17th, 2020

Damage to the front part of the brain (the frontal lobes) is part of many conditions, including frontotemporal dementia or FTD, also called frontotemporal lobar degeneration. The frontal lobes are important for many major functions including how we plan and organize tasks, our motivation, and how we control a lot of our emotional responses. In this pre-recorded online event we discuss the features of frontal lobe disorders and frontotemporal dementia.

Dr. Richard Sztramko

Dr. Richard Sztramko

Geriatrician, Assistant Professor, McMaster University

Through his work with patients with dementia and their families, Dr. Sztramko came to understand that there is a desire and need for online education about dementia that has been developed by experts in geriatrics. This inspired him to pursue the creation of iGeriCare.

Dr. Anthony Levinson

Dr. Anthony Levinson

Neuropsychiatrist, Director, Division of e-Learning Innovation, McMaster University

At the Division of e-Learning Innovation, Dr. Levinson exercises his passion for researching and developing online solutions to deliver high-quality health educational experiences to both the public and health care professionals. iGeriCare provides a unique opportunity to leverage his expertise in mental health and learning technologies to create a modern and engaging approach to dementia education.

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